Tax cuts could be used to push the United Kingdom out of recession, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said, amid mounting speculation they will be included in the upcoming Pre-Budget Report.
Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos reiterated this past week his government's commitment to the trilateral forum and a process of dialogue between Spain, Britain and Gibraltar, expressing hopes that a definitive solution to the Gibraltar dispute would be arrived at.
Wind farms off the Skegness coast in east England have helped make the Unite Kingdom since November the leader in offshore wind generation. The Lynn and Inner Dowsing farms are located 5 kilometres east of Skegness and when fully commissioned will transfer 194 megawatts of power to the national grid.
New Zealand's opposition National Party on Saturday swept to power, ending PM Helen Clark's nine-year Labour government. Ms Clark admitted defeat and said she would step down as leader.
Beijing announced Sunday a stimulus package equivalent to 586 billion US dollars in its biggest move to cushion the impact of the global financial crisis hitting the world's fourth-largest economy.
The head of the United Kingdom armed forces gave a clear warning to ministers that troops should not be transferred from Iraq to Afghanistan when Britain's military commitment there is scaled down next year.
Britain has irritated Argentina by announcing a new constitution that shares more powers with the people of the Falkland Islands and enshrines the right to self-determination.
Finance ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) grouping pledged to instrument reforms as economies in the region seek to mitigate the impact of global economic crisis.
The summit of European Union leaders in Brussels on Friday reached a common position on reforming the world financial system, announced French President Nicolas Sarkozy. EU countries agreed on the need to take firm and ambitious operational decisions at the Washington summit on 15 November, Mr Sarkozy told reporters
An historic British china manufacturer: Midlands-based Royal Worcester & Spode Ltd, which dates back to 1751, employs 388 people in the UK at sites in Stoke-on-Trent, Lymedale and Worcester has gone into administration.